Opinion

Jonathan, Do Yourself a Favour: Keep Quiet!, By Akin Fadeyi

I can’t help being bemused each time I hear Goodluck Jonathan say no Nigerian president can match his achievements. Then I’ll check what time of the day it is and wonder if it’s a weed smoking time. What achievements? Achievement of soiled hands? Achievement of looking the other way while…
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Opinion

How Our Public Policy Is Promoting the Equality of Opportunity In Kaduna, By Nasir El-Rufai

We will not refuse to take difficult decisions so that we can win temporary applause. We will do what is required to solve difficult problems. We will not succumb to those who have a sense of entitlement, but we will do what we must to promote the equality of opportunity.…
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Opinion

Why Must the Next Nigerian President Come From the North?, By SKC Ogbonnia

Nigeria has moved onto political zones, instead of the regional concept. Thus, the presidential calculators ought to zoom their searchlight into the North-Central and the South-East, being the political zones that are yet to produce democratic presidents. In other words, any presidential aspirant from the North-West, South-West, South-South, and North-East…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria Must Think!, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Today, I ask you to make every decision in your life based on reason, logic, and is almost here and they will come again to ask you to vest power in orchestrated charade has started in Abuja at the People's Democratic Party's (PDP) convention. The All Progressives Congress (APC) will…
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Opinion

What Tai Solarin, and Richard Quest, Said About Nigeria’s Power Problem, By ‘Tope Fasua

Tai’s argument was for something more profound. He wanted a scenario where everything is slowed down and methodical, to the extent that our children will be taught how to solve every problem using their own intelligence. He wanted the Nigerian youth to learn how to build things rather than build…
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Opinion

2019: Why Your Votes Are a Waste of Time, By Ohimai Godwin Amaize

...the most critical step in deciding who becomes the next president, governor or senator, as the case may be, is in the hands of less than 20 percent of Nigeria’s voting population. The remaining 80 percent majority or more are completely shut out of the party primaries where the decisions…
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Columns

A 21st-Century Voyage Through Uche Secondus’ Acceptance Speech, By Pius Adesanmi

Your Excellencies, The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR Your Excellency the former Vice Presidents Atiku Abubakar and Nnamdi Sambo Your Excellencies the former Senate Presidents, Anyim Pius Anyim and David Mark His Excellency the Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu Your Excellencies…
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Opinion

General T.Y. Danjuma: Tribute To a Patriot at 80, By Alkasim Abdulkadir

Beneath his tough solder’s mien is a compassionate heart, quick to forgive, fast to empathise and sympathise, with a mind on an eternal search for social justice. He is always rooting for the underdog. He has a prodigious knowledge of current affairs, political commentary and history. It is difficult to…
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